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Discussion in 'Downhill & Freeride' started by peecee, Apr 1, 2014.

  1. gemini2k

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    Have they improved their bushing and seal tolerances yet? Are they still using rock hard seal material that is objectively inferior to what the other mfg. use? If not, i bet the fork still feels draggy and needs constant maintenance...pass.
     

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    You're such a ray of sunshine.
     
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    tl;dr? answers are in there.
     
  4. TrumbullHucker

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    any news on the charger damper release date other than june? ( more like what minute of what day )

    im itching to snag one asap
     
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    Anyone knows 27,5" axle-to-crown height?
     
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    581mm is the number I've seen.
     
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    Thx man!
     
  8. Pegboy

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    Well, we're in the middle of June..where is the Charger cartridge?

    I've avoided rebuilding my "11 WC and was planning to pick up the cartridge and swap it in. It's the second weekend in a row riding without full travel (only about 7") so I guess I'm going to have to tear it down. C'mon where can I send my money for one of these things!
     
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  10. TrumbullHucker

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    hey i was first in line!





    yeah i feel like we will be in july still waiting
     
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    I just bought a new bike with a crappy rc on it. Can't decide whether to charger it or stick my '10 888 wc ti on there.
     
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    Sooonnn

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    Not sure what year you've got, but my pike is worlds smoother than my 2011 boxxer...nothing to do with the damper, just the fit and finish.
     
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    I got mine in about a week ago from BTI.

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    I've only had a chance to bounce around on it in my garage and street, but it is 100% a new fork. Full DH report in a couple weeks. The (slightly) notchy feeling, and gummy feeling is totally gone. Each click has a firm detent and makes a noticeable difference in damping. The initial plushness is enough to require a new psi setting.

    It's worth twice the price RS is charging. (see what I did there)
     
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    Just ordered mine last night, thanks for the Dunbar link! Stoked to finally get rid of my horrid RC dampener and run something proper.
     
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    Between all the complaining about new standards how cool is it that RS brings out an damper upgrade that fits forks all the way back to 2010. Riding a Pike I'm sure it will perform really well too.
     
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    The initial plushness is what I'm looking for. I get serious finger lock when riding long, rough days. Chatter kills my fingers.
    We've all read ride reports about the new fork but haven't heard from anyone using the new damper on an old fork.
    Just your initial impressions sound very promising. Thanks for that!
     
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    already shipped... and now we wait

    lawdy me i am stoked
     
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    My bud just rode his new damper for the 1st time at Snowshoe today. He wrote, "And yes. Very damn sweet. You will be psyched!"
     
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    Can we order the damper thru an lbs now?
     
  26. Nick

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    i couldn't wait any longer after hearing sram say "eta end of june"

    its mid june and mine will be here friday! the best "lie" ever!
     
  28. BigBoi

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    Nick, do you want a 780 front shifter for a front derailleur or rear shifter for a rear derailleur?
    I have a 780 front shifter if you want it, free.
     
  29. Nick

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    Dude!
    PM sent. Thanks!

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    Sorry folks. Had a run on the last of them on Friday and we are now sold out. We have more coming into stock Tuesday or Wednesday of next week providing no delays :)
     
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    wow.. i guess i was at the computer at the right time :eek:
     
  32. BigBoi

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    You were. I got bumped, but just realized I'm going to be out of town without bike anyway.
    Now the damper will be waiting for me upon my return, giving me reason to come home again!

    Thank you Adam at Dunbar!
     
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    OK, cartridge is in hand and am going to install tonight. With the current set up in my '11 WC you add 239ml of 5 wt oil in the upper tube of the rebound cartridge. On the Charger install instructions there is no mention of adding fluid in the upper tube, only 10ml of supplied 3 wt oil into the lower. Does this system not require fluid in rebound side upper?
     
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    It states that it is a sealed system with "suspension oil housed in an expandable rubber bladder"..so I guess that is the answer(?).
     
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    Nope. Run it bone dry ace
     
  37. Pegboy

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    Bone dry you say..but I prefer my bone lubed!

    Hmm, $14 just spent on 5wt is now a waste.
     
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  39. Pegboy

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    Cool, may see you there as I plan on going up with my son. I'm on a red and black demo 8...and have a prosthetic leg..dead give away.
     
  40. TrumbullHucker

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    right on dude! yellow commencal w the white boxxer up front